Web Security is a consolidated, policy
management interface that’s optimized for Web Security Admins. Web
Security provides a simplified and consolidated management experience
for admins who’re focused on securing access to the internet and
Some key features of Web Security are:
Consolidated policy management
- Define URL and
application access policies for users and security protections,
all from a single location. Your threat protection settings are
applied globally to all web traffic, which eliminates the need to
configure them on a per-policy basis. You can also turn on SSL Decryption
easily from a central location.
Built-in best practices
- Secure web traffic in just
a couple of clicks. The ready-to-use default policy configurations
adhere to Palo Alto Networks’ best practice recommendations. Simply
to secure web traffic
right away. You can use the default policies as-is or customize
Separation of roles and responsibilities
- As a Web Security
Admin, you can manage web-bound traffic from
while other traffic is enforced according to the policies set in
All Prisma Access configurations can be handled on a single console
with clear separation.
(New) Web Security Admins
Can manage settings relevant to their role, but other settings are
hidden from view.
Account Admin, App Admin, or Instance Admin
also view Web Security settings.
The new Web Access Policy layer works with your
existing security policy. It includes default, best practice policies
that you can enable immediately and then customize based on the
needs of your organization. Web access policy is enforced ahead
of your security policy rulebase.